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NEW YORK (AP) — A deal has finally been struck to fund the New York City region's mass transit capital spending program, ensuring that vitally needed infrastructure upgrades — including repairs to damage wrought by Superstorm Sandy — will be underwritten for the next five years.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest from the National Mall as thousands of African-Americans from across the country mark the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March, calling for changes in policing and in black communities. All times are local.
Two Palestinian teenagers were killed and 10 people wounded by Israeli fire during clashes Saturday at the Gaza border fence, emergency medical services in the coastal enclave said. Marwan Barbakh, 13, and Khalil Othman, 15, were killed east of Khan Yunis in southern Gaza, the medics said. The Israeli army said during a "violent riot" in the southern Strip, "Palestinians entered the perimeter along the security fence, approached the fence, hauled rocks and rolled burning tyres at it".